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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science – Britain's food shambles

Updated Thursday 12th December 2013

This week on BBC Inside Science: food systems, subterranean microbes, NanoSIMS and crystallography.

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In BBC Inside Science, Adam Rutherford, colleagues and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.

On this week's episode:

  • Britain's food system: A crisis in testing and how science keeps the food supply safe
  • Subterranean microbes: How microbes on opposite sides of the glob are revealing more about the Earth's genetic makeup
  • NanoSIMS: Natalie Starkey talks space dust. You can also read an article by Natalie about space dust
  • Cystallography: Why this misunderstood field should be centre stage

Listen to Inside Science

Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 12 December at 16:30 to listen to this week's programme. More information and a link to listen again later will be available from the BBC's Inside Science pages.


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